Mike Dunbar

Rain can’t extinguish hot talk about water

It used to be that when it rained, concerns about drought began to dry up. But this drought is so severe that those who want part of the state’s limited water supply are still working furiously to get it. The battle was waged on two fronts last week.

Mike Dunbar

Mike Dunbar: Why the water bond must pass

It is utterly crucial that Proposition 1 passes. If it doesn’t, then the people who have targeted “our” water – the Tuolumne, Merced and Stanislaus rivers – will become even more desperate to get it. And with their greater resources, political clout and money, it will be harder to stop them. The only way to save our water is for this bond to pass.

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